Live Acoustic Music Near Franklin, Massachusetts

If you've never experienced hearing talented musicians perform in a small, intimate environment, you are in for a treat. Acoustic music can be heard in many house concerts, acoustic coffeehouses and listening rooms in and around the Franklin area, together with smaller theaters that host live acoustic music. In addition, live acoustic music can be heard at many cafes and restaurants in the area as well as at local libraries. Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Live Acoustic Shows

Jul 20, 2018
Michael McDermott (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Log House Concerts (House Concert)
Jul 20, 2018
Kevin Gordon (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Burren (Cafe/Restaurant)
Jul 20, 2018
Matt Borrello (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Bebop (Cafe/Restaurant)
Jul 21, 2018
Matt Borrello (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Stoughton House of Brews (Cafe/Restaurant)
Jul 21, 2018
Meg Hutchinson (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Jul 22, 2018
Lindsay Lou and the Flatbellys (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Jul 23, 2018
Bill Dwyer Band (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Acoustic Lounge (Listening Room)
Jul 26, 2018
Chrissi Poland (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at River Club Music Hall (Listening Room)
Jul 27, 2018
Hot Club of Cowtown (Folk Rock & Pop)
Playing at The Bull Run Restaurant (Cafe/Restaurant)
Jul 27, 2018
Lisa Bastoni (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Hearing Room (Listening Room)
Jul 28, 2018
Shawna Caspi (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Soule Homestead Summer Concert Series (Listening Room)
Jul 30, 2018
Guy Davis (Blues)
Playing at Concerts in the Courtyard at Boston Public Library (Library)
Aug 1, 2018
Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Aug 2, 2018
Hayes Carll (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Aug 4, 2018
Hayley Reardon (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Soule Homestead Summer Concert Series (Listening Room)
Aug 4, 2018
Danielle Miraglia (Blues)
Playing at Front Street Concerts (House Concert)
Aug 9, 2018
Kerri Powers (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Lizard Lounge (Listening Room)
Aug 9, 2018
Bruce Marshall (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Concerts in the Courtyard at Boston Public Library (Library)
Aug 9, 2018
The Honey Dewdrops (Bluegrass & Roots Music)
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Aug 10, 2018
Sean Rowe (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Log House Concerts (House Concert)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Franklin, MA

House Concerts

Front Street Concerts (Hopkinton)
Lakeview House Concerts (Sharon)
Upton House Concerts (Upton)
Abundant Haven House Concerts (Hopkinton)
Patti's Place House Concerts (Seekonk)
Fox Run Concerts (Sudbury)
Braintree Folk (Braintree)
Cherry Bridge House Concerts (Bridgewater)
Studio 84 House Concerts (Middleborough)
Common Fence Music (Portsmouth)
Kiva House Concerts (Billerica)
South Shore Folk Music Club - Rockland (Rockland)
South Shore Folk Music Club - Beal House (Kingston)
Log House Concerts (Westport)

Listening Rooms

Aurora Providence (Providence)
Milton Art Center (Milton)
Carriage House Concerts at Gore Place (Waltham)
Club Passim (Cambridge)
Lizard Lounge (Cambridge)
Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Somerville Armory (Somerville)
City Winery (Boston)
Soule Homestead Summer Concert Series (Middleborough)
River Club Music Hall (Scituate)
Sandywoods Center for the Arts (Tiverton)
Chelmsford Center for the Arts (Chelmsford)
The Hearing Room (Lowell)
The Acoustic Lounge (Plymouth)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Circle of Friends Coffeehouse (Franklin)
OCC Coffee House (Wrentham)
Rose Garden Coffeehouse (Mansfield)
Not Just Another Coffeehouse (Sharon)
Open Book Coffeehouse (Canton)
Stone Soup Coffeehouse (Pawtucket)
Homegrown Coffeehouse (Needham)
Steeple Coffeehouse (Southborough)
Javawocky Coffeehouse (Brockton)
Union Coffeehouse (East Bridgewater)
Off the Common Coffeehouse (Bridgewater)
Second Friday Coffeehouse (Belmont)
John Henry's Hammer Coffeehouse (Worcester)
The Bluemoon Coffeehouse (Rockland)
New Revival Coffeehouse (Stow)
Church Street Coffeehouse (Warren)
Temple Isaiah Coffeehouse (Lexington)
Hezekiah Stone's Coffeehouse (Rochdale)
Coffeehouse Off the Square (Hingham)
Bristol Stone Church Coffeehouse (Bristol)
Wachusett Music Series (Harvard)
Linden Tree Coffeehouse (Wakefield)
Westford Parish Center For The Arts (Westford)
North Reading Community Coffeehouse (North Reading)

Cafes & Restaurants

Stoughton House of Brews (Stoughton)
Paradise Cafe (Dedham)
Dedham Square Coffeehouse (Dedham)
The Haven (Jamaica Plain)
Centre Street Sanctuary (Jamaica Plain)
Harvest Cafe (Hudson)
The Bebop (Boston)
Serendipity Cafe (Maynard)
John Harvard's Brew House (Cambridge)
The Sinclair (Cambridge)
Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub (Cambridge)
Life Alive (Cambridge)
Atwoods Tavern (Cambridge)
6B Lounge (Boston)
The Burren (Somerville)
Kickstand Cafe (Arlington)
Somethin's Brewin Book Cafe (Lakeville)
The Stomping Ground (Putnam)
The Vanilla Bean (Pomfret)
The Bull Run Restaurant (Shirley)
Cafe Arpeggio (New Bedford)
The Gulu-Gulu Cafe (Salem)

Libraries

Morrill Memorial Library (Norwood)
Concerts in the Courtyard at Boston Public Library (Boston)
Warwick Public Library (Warwick)
Middleborough Public Library (Middleborough)
Harvard Public Library (Harvard)

Small Theaters

Blackstone River Theater (Cumberland)
Norwood Theater (Norwood)
Amazing Things Art Center (Framingham)
The Center for Arts in Natick (Natick)
Narrows Center For the Arts (Fall River)
AS220 (Providence)
The Spire Center for Performing Arts (Plymouth)

Bars & Nightclubs

Fete Music Hall (Providence)
Brighton Music Hall (Allston)
Cantab Lounge (Cambridge)
Toad (Cambridge)